AfterLife is a 2003 drama film set in Scotland directed by Alison Peebles and written by Andrea Gibb. It stars Lindsay Duncan, Kevin McKidd, Paula Sage, and James Laurenson. Afterlife won the Audience Award at The Edinburgh Film Festival 2003. Sage's role won her a BAFTA Scotland award for best first time performance and Best Actress in the Bratislava International Film Festival, 2004.


An ambitious Scottish journalist is forced to choose between his high-flying career or caring for his younger sister who has Down syndrome.

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    director Alison Peebles
    editor Colin Monie
    genre drama
    keywords down syndrome force
    musicBy Paddy Cunneen
    producer Catherine Aitken Ros Borland